Assistant Head Coach-Walnut Creek CA

Job Description:

Date posted: November 15, 2022

Location: 800 Duxbury Court, Walnut Creek, CA, USA

The Assistant Head Swim coach is responsible for supporting the operation of the swim team along with the Head Coach.  Including communicating with parents, and coaching swimmers to be their personal best. The Assistant Head Swim Coach will also help guide, mentor and train assistant coaches in these areas.



  • Assist with administration of practices
  • Swim Meet preparation
  • Swim meet administration
  • Coaching the team during home/away meets
  • Ability to demonstrate mature judgment, reliability, availability, and ethical behavior including punctuality, confidentiality, positive and constructive feedback, and ability to function in a multi-task environment
  • Participate in team activities and social events
  • Positively and constructively communicate and motivate children with the ability to consider varied social, emotional and physical attributes
  • Manage, observe, and constructively evaluate athlete performance at practices and meets to enhance technique and motivation


  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with swimmers between the ages 4-18 with various swim abilities, families, staff and administrators.
  • Experienced in management and/or oversight of swim team operations, including team billing, meet entries, registrations.
  • Enthusiasm for continuing coaching education
  • Advanced experience coaching various ages and skill levels in a competitive environment
  • Swimming proficiency and comfort in all types of water conditions.
  • Knowledge and experience with on-site protocols, operational procedures, and safety policies
  • Extensive knowledge of and ability to administer or use first aid, CPR, AED, and other lifesaving techniques.
  • Excellent observational skills.
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

Education and Experience:

  • 4+ years minimum competitive swim coaching experience and coaching
  • 2+ years assistant head/lead club coaching experience
  • Experience developing swimmers and coaching team
  • Experience with dryland training and nutrition

How to Apply

Please submit inquiries to [email protected]

Contact Information

Larkey Sharks Meet Director

800 Duxbury Court

phone: 5108125596